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Victor Mature was born in Louisville. He spent time selling candy and operating a restaurant before moving to California.
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Up 6, this week. American leading man Victor John Mature was born in Louisville, Kentucky, to Clara P. Ackley and Marcellus George Mature, a cutler and knife sharpener.
His father, born Marcello Gelindo Maturi in Pinzolo, Trentino, was Italian, and his mother was of Swiss-German and German descent.
Mature worked as a teenager with his father as a salesman for Born: January 29 , in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. Died: August 4 , age 86 in Rancho Santa Fe, California, USA.
The following year, He moved to Broadway Theater. Mature did several stage appearances from January to June From theater, Mature went back to screen film acting.
The 20th Century Fox took over his Roach contract. With the Century Fox, he did seven appearances in screen films and musicals.
When the US joined WW2, Victor Mature offered to join the military. He was not drafted after failing a visual test. The US Coast Guard enlisted him after he passed the entry test.
From July to November , Mature took part in numerous military assignments in the US and the Pacific Ocean. Upon his discharge, he returned to his acting career.
In , Victor Mature was in Hollywood for his first post-war film. He was born on January 29, in Louisville, KY. He spent time selling candy and operating a restaurant before moving to California.
He is one of the successful Movie Actor. He has ranked on the list of those famous people who were born on January 29, He is one of the Richest Movie Actor who was born in KY.
He also has a position among the list of Most popular Movie Actor. Back at Fox, he supported Ann Sheridan in a comedy, Stella. In September , he was making a film in Montana about fire fighters, Wild Winds , for Fox with John Lund.
Mature injured himself in a motorcycle accident. Mature took a number of months off, before returning to filmmaking with The Las Vegas Story , with Jane Russell at RKO.
Far more popular was a musical he made at MGM , Million Dollar Mermaid with Esther Williams , a biopic of Annette Kellermann , playing Kellermann's promoter husband.
Back at Fox, Mature was meant to be reteamed with Betty Grable in a musical, The Farmer Takes a Wife , but the studio instead reassigned him to a comedy with Patricia Neal , Something for the Birds.
Back at RKO, Mature was meant to star in Split Second , but instead was reteamed with Jean Simmons in the romantic drama Affair with a Stranger.
He followed this with a movie at Universal, The Veils of Bagdad. The release of this was held up until after that of Mature's next film, The Robe.
The Robe had been in development in Hollywood for over a decade. In December , Mature signed to play Demetrius in two movies, The Robe and a sequel, Demetrius and the Gladiator.
The Robe , the first CinemaScope movie to be released ahead of How to Marry a Millionaire , which was actually the first film shot in the new process , was an enormous success, one of the most popular movies of all time.
Back at RKO, Mature made Dangerous Mission for producer Irwin Allen. He travelled to Holland in September to support Clark Gable and Lana Turner in a World War Two film made at MGM, Betrayed , another popular success.
Fox put Mature into another ancient history spectacle, The Egyptian. He was originally meant to co-star with Marlon Brando and Kirk Douglas. Mature went over to Universal to play the title role in Chief Crazy Horse , in exchange for a fee and a percentage of the profits.
Fox wanted Mature to support Tyrone Power and Susan Hayward in Untamed , but Mature refused, claiming he had worked for two years and wanted a vacation.
The studio replaced him with Richard Egan and put him under what they called a "friendly" suspension. Before he started making that, however, he was called back to Fox to appear in the heist thriller, Violent Saturday.
In March , while making Last Frontier , Mature announced he had also signed a contract with United Artists for them to finance and distribute six films over five years for Mature's own company.
In May , Mature signed a two-picture contract with Warwick Productions. Warwick was an English company which had success making films aimed at the international market with American stars; they released their films in the USA through Columbia Pictures.
The first of Mature's films for Warwick was to be Zarak. Both Safari and Zarak were successful. Sam Goldwyn, Jr, hired him to make The Sharkfighters , released through United Artists and shot on location in Cuba.
In London, he made The Long Haul , a truck-driving drama with Diana Dors , the second film under his deal with Columbia.
Mature finally made a movie for his own production company, Romina Productions, in conjunction with United Artists and Batjac Productions : China Doll , directed by Frank Borzage , with whom Mature co-produced.
Mature and Borzage announced they would also make The Incorrigibles and Vaults of Heaven. Mature signed to make two more films with Warwick Productions, No Time to Die Tank Force and The Man Inside.
Mature made another movie for Romina and Batjac, a Western, Escort West. It was released by United Artists, which also distributed Timbuktu , a French Foreign Legion adventure tale that Mature made for producer Edward Small and the director Jacques Tourneur.
Mature was reunited with producer Irwin Allen for The Big Circus , shot in early He followed this with an Italian peplum , Hannibal , with Mature in the title role.
It was shot in Italy, as was The Tartars with Orson Welles. Mature then retired from acting. In a interview, Mature said of his decision to retire from acting at age "It wasn't fun anymore.
DeMille, I don't even want to be gummed! No way! Not if there were six people holding Jackie by the tail!
I wasn't pampered the way a Tyrone Power was. Zanuck would say to producers, "If you're not careful, you son of a bitch, I'll give you Mature for your next picture.
You automatically accepted the pictures they wanted to give you unless you wanted to take a suspension for the length of the picture plus eight weeks.
My agent, Myron Selznick, was one of the few who didn't play games with the studio. He actually worked for his clients. If the picture's a flop, it doesn't hurt you, it hurts the studio.
I loaf very gracefully. There's a lot to be said about loafing if you know how to do it gracefully.
There was dead silence except for one guy on the catwalk who applauded because the director had been picking on me for six weeks.
I took acting five times as seriously as anyone else. I just couldn't show it. Some kind of complex, I guess.
Hollywood was wonderful in the forties. You've got to be one thing or the other in Hollywood. Either people think you're lousy jerk like me or a great guy like Gable.
Not six people know Gable intimately, yet everyone will tell you what a great guy he is. DeMille ] That DeMille, what a guy!
What a showman. Though he admitted to being a better golfer than actor, Mature, who had leading roles in almost 50 films, came along at a time when inscrutable leading men with muscular physiques were in fashion.
He is best remembered for Biblical spectacles including Cecil B. He never took acting too seriously, he confessed. Nor marriage, to some extent: He was wed five times.
Born in Louisville, Ky.